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Poster: HappySwordsman Date: Jun 22, 2014 12:07am
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Oldest surviving radio playlist?

Perhaps not, but still...

According to the 31 August 1922 edition of newspaper Eugene Register-Guard, "the 91st nero squadron broadcasting station will send out another radio concert this evening". It lists Corporal D. Smith as being in charge of the broadcasting. Based on the artists listed, I gather it was a show using disc records as a source of music (I might be wrong, but I don't believe "Broadway Dance Orchestra" ever made any live appearances).

They list the evening line-up of music as consisting of the following songs:
1. "All the Time" - Club de Vingt Orchestra
2. "Lovely Dove" - Broadway Dance Orchestra
3. "Mello Cello" - Max Fells' Della Robbin Orchestra
4. "Georgia" - Don Parker Trio
5. "Happy Days" - Vincent Lopez Orchestra
6. "Moon River" - Green Brothers Novelty Band
7. "Tuck Me to Sleep" - Lou Chiha
8. "Lovable Eyes" - Broadway Dance Orchestra
9. "Return of the Spring Waltz" - The Three Vagrants
10. "I Ain't Nobody's Darling" - Ray Perkins

See the original article here:
http://tinyurl.com/mh6k4hs

Obviously no copy of the broadcast exists, but I still find it interesting.

"Lovable Eyes" by Broadway Dance Orchestra is a good recording, available to hear on the cylinder preservation website:
http://tinyurl.com/kqhz9vp


This post was modified by The_Emperor_Of_Television on 2014-06-22 07:07:36

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Poster: HappySwordsman Date: Jun 22, 2014 5:28pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: The mentioned-above 1922 radio broadcast was well-receieved (sorry for talking to myself)

The following day, the same newspaper reported of the 31 August 1922 broadcast that the broadcast was "heard very plainly" and called it an "extra good program":
http://tinyurl.com/lo9ref4

This post was modified by The_Emperor_Of_Television on 2014-06-23 00:28:00

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Poster: Quigs Date: Jun 22, 2014 10:12pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: The mentioned-above 1922 radio broadcast was well-receieved (sorry for talking to myself)

Here's something you didn't know in 1920 KDKA in Pittsburg announced hourly election returns of the Harding Cox election and if "you are receiving this broadcast, please contact us by postcard Station KDKA, Westinghouse corporation, Pittsburg PA. Thank you".
Quigs